Electrical Test Engineer

Purpose of the role is to… • Be responsible for providing engineering specification, implementation and delivery of Electrical Test Capabilities and Test Requests.

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Job no: 497065
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Product Validation & Test (Div)



Be skilled at…

  • Electrical design software packages e.g. EPlan
  • National Instruments Labview (User and embedded) – desirable
  • AVL Puma Open / Concerto / Indication (User and embedded) – desirable
  • Matlab Simulink (User and embedded) – desirable
  • Dspace (User and embedded) – desirable
  • Planning, prioritising and organising
  • Communicating effectively; delivering difficult messages in a timely and efficient manner that allows progress to be made
  • Working with a wide range of Engineers and Technicians
  • Working under pressure and flexibly support testing requirements

Have experience of…

  • Specification, design and commissioning of test infrastructure to meet a variety of test requirements
  • With hybrid powertrain test systems, used for testing of motors, power electronics and/or battery packs
  • Applying first-principles understanding and practical application of Electrical and Mechanical systems used to test motorsport, automotive or industrial products/subsystems

Demonstrate knowledge of…

  • Control and automation, measurement systems and data acquisition, sensors and actuators
  • Relevant Electrical regulations and practical implementation

Hold these qualifications…

  • Electrical Engineering Degree, BEng or MEng (2:1 or above)
  • Desirable -  Relevant Industrial Qualifications including 17th Edition Wiring Regs


  • Flexible
  • Tenacious
  • Focussed
  • Committed


We need this person to (deliverables)

  • Deliver Facility capability solutions to support rapid development of ERS, PU, Turbo and Electrical systems
  • Support Test Requests optimising facility capability and capacity w.r.t production, durability and development test
  • Support trackside equipment by resolving breakdown issues and designing new equipment when required
  • Support the department strategy in management, handling and testing of hybrid systems and components
  • Apply a pragmatic and robust application of Electricity at Work legislation to support a fast paced R&D environment
  • Liaise with Contractors and Suppliers to deliver complex Test Rig and Infrastructure projects
  • Support problem solving and fault resolution activities in the Electrical Engineering field, affecting all test facilities
  • Provide Engineering input to best practice maintenance, calibration and operational procedures
  • This role is both analytical and practical, requiring the successful candidate to not only design testing solutions, but often be involved in the assembly, configuration and execution of the tests.


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